Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 123

Price Realized: $3,540.00
($3,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium).

March 25, 2017 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare and Important Cobalt, Manganese, and Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attributed to John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, circa 1830, ovoid, jar-shaped mug with ribbed handle, decorated with cobalt and manganese sponging over a white tin ground. Excellent coloration and very rare usage of cobalt and tin glazes. Unusual small size. John Bell pottery from this period of production is considered very difficult-to-find. Pictured in Comstock, p. 131, figure 4. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Rim chips and expected wear. H 4 1/2".


Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830

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